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I got a NetFlix coupon
    #4222521 - 05/26/05 02:41 PM (12 years, 1 month ago)

for 2 free weeks of rentals.

First up:  BARAKA

I can't wait to finally see it, stoned as all heck. :spliff:


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Re: I got a NetFlix coupon [Re: OneMoreRobot3021]
    #4222529 - 05/26/05 02:43 PM (12 years, 1 month ago)

never heard of it


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Re: I got a NetFlix coupon [Re: HELLA_TIGHT]
    #4222537 - 05/26/05 02:44 PM (12 years, 1 month ago)

The word Baraka means "blessing" in several languages; watching this film, the viewer is blessed with a dazzling barrage of images that transcend language. Filmed in 24 countries and set to an ever-changing global soundtrack, the movie draws some surprising connections between various peoples and the spaces they inhabit, whether that space is a lonely mountaintop or a crowded cigarette factory. Some of these attempts at connection are more successful than others: for instance, an early sequence segues between the daily devotions of Tibetan monks, Orthodox Jews, and whirling dervishes, finding more similarity among these rituals than one might expect. And there are other amazing moments, as when sped-up footage of a busy Hong Kong intersection reveals a beautiful symmetry to urban life that could only be appreciated from the perspective of film. The lack of context is occasionally frustrating--not knowing where a section was filmed, or the meaning of the ritual taking place--and some of the transitions are puzzling. However, the DVD includes a short behind-the-scenes featurette in which cinematographer Ron Fricke (Koyaanisqatsi) explains that the effect was intentional: "It's not where you are that's important, it's what's there." And what's here, in Baraka, is a whole world summed up in 104 minutes.


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Acid doesn't give you truths; it builds machines that push the envelope of perception. Whatever revelations came to me then have dissolved like skywriting. All I really know is that those few years saddled me with a faith in the redemptive potential of the imagination which, however flat, stale and unprofitable the world seems to me now, I cannot for the life of me shake.

-Erik Davis


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Re: I got a NetFlix coupon [Re: OneMoreRobot3021]
    #4222544 - 05/26/05 02:45 PM (12 years, 1 month ago)

I'll sum up your whole world in 104 minutes. :mad:


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Re: I got a NetFlix coupon [Re: OneMoreRobot3021]
    #4222565 - 05/26/05 02:48 PM (12 years, 1 month ago)

Dr. Strangelove


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Re: I got a NetFlix coupon [Re: afoaf]
    #4222570 - 05/26/05 02:48 PM (12 years, 1 month ago)

Seen it own it love it.


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-Erik Davis


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Re: I got a NetFlix coupon [Re: OneMoreRobot3021]
    #4222575 - 05/26/05 02:49 PM (12 years, 1 month ago)

good deal


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Re: I got a NetFlix coupon [Re: OneMoreRobot3021]
    #4222579 - 05/26/05 02:49 PM (12 years, 1 month ago)

Dr. Strangelove is great.


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Re: I got a NetFlix coupon [Re: Burke Dennings]
    #4222893 - 05/26/05 04:17 PM (12 years, 1 month ago)

Baraka blew me away. I believe the only word I was able to mutter the entire movie was ahhhh WOW.


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Re: I got a NetFlix coupon [Re: OneMoreRobot3021]
    #4222910 - 05/26/05 04:20 PM (12 years, 1 month ago)

Netflix owns! You should definitely check out City of God. They have it and that is one of the best movies that I have seen in awhile.


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Re: I got a NetFlix coupon [Re: blissedout]
    #4222915 - 05/26/05 04:21 PM (12 years, 1 month ago)

I been meaning to see that for MONTHS now, thanks for the reminder..I'm gonna go shoot it to the top of the queue, asap.


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-Erik Davis


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Re: I got a NetFlix coupon [Re: OneMoreRobot3021]
    #4222938 - 05/26/05 04:27 PM (12 years, 1 month ago)

I am gonna buy it, eventually. I just haven't ran across a copy to buy.


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Re: I got a NetFlix coupon [Re: OneMoreRobot3021]
    #4222939 - 05/26/05 04:27 PM (12 years, 1 month ago)

City of Good is one of the best flicks ever, And Lil 'Ze is one of the baddest motherfuckers around!

I saw Baraka in grade 9 in a Recreational Math Class (Best class ever) I got kicked out that day cause I wouldn't stop talking. I was too young to appreciate and the only thing that sticks out is the chickens.


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Re: I got a NetFlix coupon [Re: OneMoreRobot3021]
    #4222945 - 05/26/05 04:28 PM (12 years, 1 month ago)

have you seen clay pigeons?


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Re: I got a NetFlix coupon [Re: blissedout]
    #4222949 - 05/26/05 04:29 PM (12 years, 1 month ago)

These just got sent to me, coming Saturday.

Baraka
My Neighbor Totoro
Fog of War

Other than that my queue is:

City of God
Dodes'kaden
The Manchurian Candidate (the original)


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-Erik Davis


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Re: I got a NetFlix coupon [Re: afoaf]
    #4222966 - 05/26/05 04:30 PM (12 years, 1 month ago)

Nope, what is it?


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-Erik Davis


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Re: I got a NetFlix coupon [Re: OneMoreRobot3021]
    #4222973 - 05/26/05 04:32 PM (12 years, 1 month ago)

lol We have like 250 movies in our Netflix queue. :tongue2:They just keep coming! :laugh:


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Re: I got a NetFlix coupon [Re: blissedout]
    #4222979 - 05/26/05 04:32 PM (12 years, 1 month ago)

I think I'm gonna sign up for good once this free trial runs out. :yesnod:


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Acid doesn't give you truths; it builds machines that push the envelope of perception. Whatever revelations came to me then have dissolved like skywriting. All I really know is that those few years saddled me with a faith in the redemptive potential of the imagination which, however flat, stale and unprofitable the world seems to me now, I cannot for the life of me shake.

-Erik Davis


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Re: I got a NetFlix coupon [Re: OneMoreRobot3021]
    #4222995 - 05/26/05 04:35 PM (12 years, 1 month ago)

i want netflix :frown:


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Re: I got a NetFlix coupon [Re: Adden]
    #4222999 - 05/26/05 04:36 PM (12 years, 1 month ago)

My sister's friend Shu Ping sent back the wrong movie once and they never said anything. :lol:


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-Erik Davis


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